Chomutov dam

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Chomutov Dam (Kamenička Dam)
The reservoir
The reservoir
Tributaries: Kamenička
Drain: Kamenička
Larger places nearby: Blatno
Komotau Dam (Kamenička Dam) (Czech Republic)
Chomutov Dam (Kamenička Dam)
Coordinates 50 ° 30 '42 "  N , 13 ° 19' 50"  E Coordinates: 50 ° 30 '42 "  N , 13 ° 19' 50"  E
Data on the structure
Lock type: Gravity dam
Construction time: 1899-1904
Height above valley floor: 30 m
Height above foundation level : 44.5 m
Height of the structure crown: 597.05 m above sea level NN
Building volume: 42,000 m³
Crown length: 153 m
Crown width: 4 m
Base width: 32.85 m
Data on the reservoir
Water surface 6 hadep1
Storage space 0.661 million m³
Dam wall

The Komotau dam (Kamenička dam, přehrada Kamenička ) is located in the Bohemian Ore Mountains one kilometer northwest of Bečov in the municipality of Blatno , Czech Republic .


The mayor of Komotau , Anton Schiefer, had the dam built in 1899 for the purpose of supplying his city with drinking water. The Kamenička ("Neuhauser Flößbach"), a left tributary of the Chomutovka, is dammed .

The designer was the Stuttgart professor Otto Lueger , the construction company was GAWayss & Cie from Vienna.

The dam is a curved gravity dam made of rubble masonry based on the Intze principle . It was declared a technical national monument.

The Křimov dam lies two kilometers to the southwest .


  • Chomutov's waterworks. 1898-1904. Festschrift written on the occasion of the laying of the keystone for the Emperor Franz Joseph Dam on the order of the Council of the Royal City of Chomutov from City Councilor Dr. Richard Goldmann and municipal building manager . Komotau: self-published, 1904.
  • Journal of the Austrian Association of Engineers and Architects . Vienna 1904.

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